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      11-25-2009, 03:11 PM   #1
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Car and Driver picks X5M first, over Cayenne Turbo S and competitors

The January 2010 issue picks the X5M over the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (in that order).

The Bimmer in the final analysis won by a huge gap.

The performance numbers were staggering.
------------------ 0-60----0-100---quarter
X5M--------------- 4.0------10.0----12.5@112
Cayenne Turbo S-4.1------10.1----12.6@112
Jeep----------------4.4------11.8-----13.2@104
RR------------------ 5.1------12.4-----13.7@104
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      11-25-2009, 06:36 PM   #2
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Amazing vehicle - I want one
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      11-26-2009, 04:05 AM   #3
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      11-27-2009, 12:57 AM   #4
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Nice post, I got one...lol!
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      11-28-2009, 07:21 PM   #6
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      11-28-2009, 07:29 PM   #7
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Great now us M3 guys have to watch out for these things.

New M5 is going to be a beast with this engine! Not saying the X5M isnt already.
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      11-28-2009, 09:26 PM   #8
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Now to get that additional garage built and place my order.
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      11-28-2009, 10:13 PM   #9
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x5m=0-60 4.0!!!

F10 M5=0-60 3.?....its gonna be redonkulous
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      11-28-2009, 11:15 PM   #10
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      11-29-2009, 01:03 AM   #11
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wow the x5m is ridiculous!!

btw.. how the hell is the range rover sport 5800 pounds????
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      11-29-2009, 02:43 AM   #12
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Wow!

I knew this review was coming, and when I picked up my C&D from the mail I had the hugest grin on my face

Although I am torn in between the X6M and X5M!!!

The X5M is 4.0 seconds flat!, Imagine if the X6M can do it in 3.9sec that would be exotic supercar territory
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      11-29-2009, 05:09 AM   #13
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How does the X5M and Turbo S get a whole half second off their official 0-60 times? I understand the numbers are under stated but to this extend?
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      11-29-2009, 05:16 AM   #14
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one day.... i will have X5m towing my M3 to track.
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      11-29-2009, 06:52 AM   #15
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Thanks OP..great find....!
Offtopic, I love your garage choice. Turbo power.

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one day.... i will have X5m towing my M3 to track.
Hopefully one day, we all will.
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      11-29-2009, 07:23 AM   #16
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Do you mind scanning the whole test?

BMW said the X5M didnīt compete with the Turbo S.. yea right
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      11-29-2009, 08:40 AM   #17
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X5 M/ X6M, awesome cars... From the begining BMW M arrive on the top of this class too
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      11-29-2009, 09:15 AM   #18
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Sat in a M x5 at the dealership while my m3 was in service. wow what a great truck with speed and torque, and practicality. Inside and out it looks amazing. Just traded my 08 srt8 gc in for an M3 08 E90 (used)
the srt8 was a great truck 0-60 in the mid 4's but handling in corners was horrible.
interior compared to the mx5 was night and day, the jeep was a lot of plastic and cheap materials, and we all know what the mx5 looks like on the inside.

The other reason i purchased the srt8at the time, was the price i paid $43k compared to the cayenne turbo being the only one on the market at the time to challenge it in hp and torque but being more then double in price.

Had my fun with the jeep but now i have a great car in the m3.
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well done stryker1
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      11-29-2009, 11:39 AM   #20
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mission complete
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      11-29-2009, 11:59 AM   #21
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Hopefully one day, we all will.

ahaha +1
Amen to that.
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      11-29-2009, 12:08 PM   #22
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at least it performs better then it sounds,sounds like a dodge neon srt4
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